Facts and Events
William Allen was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia
Early Land Survey in Augusta County, VA
The following early land survey's (the later showing John Lowry's adjoining tract) were recorded in "Hume's Old Field Book", as listed in Chalkley's:
- (60) ( ) ye 2, 1738, survey for Wm. Allen, beginning at 2 White Oaks, draft of Cathie's River.
- (61) 9 ber ye 3, 1738, survey for John Lowery, beginning ( ) William Allen.
Estate Records of William Allen
- Pages 275-76. Bond of James Allan and James Patton, Gents., unto Robert Slaughter, Gent., justice. For £100. 28 July 1743. James Allen in admr. of Wm. Allan, dec.
- (signed) James Allan, James Patton.
- Wit: James Porteus.
- 28 July 1743. Acknowledged.
- [Orange County Virginia Will Book 1, 1735-1743, Dorman, pg. 52].
Information on William Allen
'From "Annals of Augusta County, Virginia, from 1726 to 1871", pg. 153:
- James Allen was the oldest son of William Allen, who came from Ireland and settled in Augusta, but at what date is unknown. A brother of William was the grandfather of Dr. Allen who long resided and practiced medicine in the Stone Church neighborhood. It is believed that James Allen was seven years old at the date of emigration to America. His brothers, Hugh and John, were born here.
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